MCSE Jobs in the South East

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 288 336 383
Rank change year-on-year +48 +47 -144
Permanent jobs citing MCSE 90 77 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 1.25% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45 76 92
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £30,150
25th Percentile £31,500 £26,688 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £32,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% -30.81% +40.15%
75th Percentile £40,250 £43,688 £57,500
90th Percentile £44,500 £53,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £46,065
% change year-on-year +6.02% -9.91% +4.69%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

MCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,716 6,165 6,111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 34.98% 40.07% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,645 2,694 3,140
10th Percentile £28,910 £28,000 £28,486
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £66,588 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £84,925 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

MCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MCSE in the South East

MCSE
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSE in the South East.

Salary trend for MCSE in the South East

MCSE
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSE in the South East over the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

Salary histogram for MCSE in the South East

MCSE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSE within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 April 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Hampshire +33 51 £39,000 +27.87% 2
Thames Valley +4 16 £38,500 +60.42% 4
Kent +6 13 £33,000 -20.48%
Oxfordshire +18 8 £38,500 +42.59% 3
West Sussex - 8 £27,500 -
Berkshire +15 5 £40,000 +66.67%
Buckinghamshire -17 3 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Surrey -3 1 £54,000 +47.95% 1
East Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
MCSE
England

MCSE
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
2 4 (4.44%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.44%) AutoCAD
2 4 (4.44%) PTC Creo
2 4 (4.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 60 (66.67%) Azure
2 44 (48.89%) Azure DevOps
3 40 (44.44%) IBM Cloud
4 11 (12.22%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (11.11%) AWS
6 8 (8.89%) Entra ID
7 4 (4.44%) IaaS
7 4 (4.44%) PaaS
8 3 (3.33%) GCP
9 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.11%) OpenDNS
10 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.67%) Firewall
2 14 (15.56%) SAN
3 11 (12.22%) NAS
4 10 (11.11%) DNS
5 9 (10.00%) DHCP
5 9 (10.00%) VLAN
6 8 (8.89%) LAN
6 8 (8.89%) VoIP
6 8 (8.89%) WAN
7 7 (7.78%) Wireshark
8 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.44%) Network Security
9 4 (4.44%) VPN
10 1 (1.11%) Intranet
10 1 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Chocolatey
1 4 (4.44%) Git
1 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 45 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 23 (25.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) IT Support
3 12 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 12 (13.33%) Lead
3 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (4.44%) IT Technician
6 4 (4.44%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.33%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (4.44%) XML
1 4 (4.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (44.44%) Blockchain
1 40 (44.44%) Distributed Systems
1 40 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.44%) Operational Technology
3 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (3.33%) Clustering
4 3 (3.33%) Product Ownership
4 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.11%) IoT
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (61.11%) Linux
2 40 (44.44%) Alpine Linux
2 40 (44.44%) CentOS
2 40 (44.44%) Debian
3 38 (42.22%) Windows
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) CI/CD
1 44 (48.89%) DevOps
1 44 (48.89%) Task Automation
2 40 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
2 40 (44.44%) Co-Creation
2 40 (44.44%) Data Science
2 40 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 40 (44.44%) Separation of Concerns
2 40 (44.44%) Technology Transformation
3 31 (34.44%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (16.67%) ITIL
4 15 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 13 (14.44%) Project Management
6 12 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 12 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 12 (13.33%) Proactive Maintenance
6 12 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 12 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
7 9 (10.00%) Customer Service
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) Bash
1 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.56%) SQL
3 4 (4.44%) MATLAB
3 4 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (63.33%) MCSA
3 43 (47.78%) Azure Certification
4 36 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (26.67%) CCNA
6 15 (16.67%) CCNP
7 7 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (6.67%) Degree
8 6 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (4.44%) AWS Certification
9 4 (4.44%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.44%) MCP
10 3 (3.33%) A+ Certification
10 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.11%) CCA
11 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.11%) MOS
11 1 (1.11%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (44.44%) Docker
2 28 (31.11%) Active Directory
3 20 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.11%) Firmware
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (48.89%) Terraform
2 40 (44.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 4 (4.44%) Ansible
3 4 (4.44%) SCCM
3 4 (4.44%) SCOM
4 3 (3.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (52.22%) Red Hat
2 44 (48.89%) IBM
3 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 22 (24.44%) VMware
5 17 (18.89%) Cisco
6 5 (5.56%) Apple
7 4 (4.44%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) Draytek
7 4 (4.44%) MathWorks
7 4 (4.44%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) PTC
7 4 (4.44%) SAP
7 4 (4.44%) TOWER Software
8 3 (3.33%) NETGEAR
8 3 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.33%) Ubiquiti
8 3 (3.33%) Veeam
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.22%) SonicWALL